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Edina Country Club
5100 Wooddale Ave
Edina, MN 55424
United States of America

Applying Emotional Intelligence for Career Success

The most effective professionals have a high degree of what has come to be known as emotional intelligence.  The qualities that make up emotional intelligence – self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skill – enable the most successful professionals to raise their own and others’ performance to a higher level. 

Kit Welchlin began public speaking at age 9 in 4-H.  Purchased his first manufacturing company at age 21, and by 26 was CEO of 3 manufacturing companies in three states. He has B.S. and M.A. Degrees in Speech Communication and  has delivered more than 3,500 presentations to more than 500,000 people.  In 2014, Kit was inducted into the Minnesota Speaker Hall of Fame and in 2018 earned the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association.  In 2020, Kit earned the Certified Virtual Presenter designation from eSpeakers.

Following the State guidelines, the Edina Country Club along with the City of Edina will not mandate the wearing of face masks, effective Friday, May 14. This includes all City-owned facilities, including Parks and Recreation facilities and Edina Liquor stores. Personal considerations and businesses within the city may set their own policies regarding mask wear and enforcement. Residents and visitors are encouraged to contact the businesses directly to find out more.